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Flooding in east Johnson City

July 17th, 2013 6:40 pm by Sam Watson

Wednesday afternoon flooding along East Watauga Avenue in Johnson City.

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Flooded roads and power outages sweep city

Flooded roads and power outages sweep city

July 17th, 2013 6:27 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Marking the third consecutive Wednesday the area has seen heavy rain and severe storms, yesterday’s thunderstorm, this time with severe lightning, hit fast and hard, which caused flooding and power outages throughout Johnson City and the region.

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Former Carter County sheriff Henson takes Alford plea in sexual battery case

Former Carter County sheriff Henson takes Alford plea in sexual battery case

July 17th, 2013 4:57 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON – Former Carter County Sheriff John Henson, 67, who served as sheriff for over a decade and was a member of the sheriff's department for over four decades entered an Alford plea of guilty in Criminal Court on Wednesday to a charge of sexual b

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Hampton woman charged in child abuse, rape case involving bought, traded pictures

Hampton woman charged in child abuse, rape case involving bought, traded pictures

July 17th, 2013 4:48 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A Hampton woman is facing state and federal charges following an investigation of what Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said was one of the worst crimes he has seen in his long career.

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Update: Johnson City woman killed in afternoon accident along Tenn. Highway 91

Update: Johnson City woman killed in afternoon accident along Tenn. Highway 91

July 17th, 2013 2:59 pm by Staff report

A 20-year-old woman was killed and a 12-year-old girl was injured when they were hit by sport utility vehicle while walking along Tenn. Highway 91 in the Stoney Creek community Wednesday afternoon.

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Rolling Stone is taking heat for a cover story with a 'rock star' photo on the accused Boston bomber. What do you think?

Rolling Stone is taking heat for a cover story with a 'rock star' photo on the accused Boston bomber. What do you think?

July 17th, 2013 12:04 pm by Associated Press

The magazine's cover is a photo in which Tsarnaev looks more like one of the rock stars that usually grace it than a suspect in a high-profile bombing.

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Police: Drunk, semi-nude woman resists arrest, tries to bite officer in East Tennessee

Police: Drunk, semi-nude woman resists arrest, tries to bite officer in East Tennessee

July 17th, 2013 11:59 am by Knoxville News Sentinel

Police said the woman was “extremely intoxicated,” wearing just a shirt and “showing her bottom private parts to children and the neighbors."

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Woman charged with DUI in Kingsport crash

Woman charged with DUI in Kingsport crash

July 17th, 2013 11:22 am by Rain Smith — Kingsport Times-News

A motorist who struck a utility pole in Kingsport has been arrested by police, who say prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia were located in her totaled vehicle.

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Four former Johnson City nursing home employees enter guilty pleas to abusing elderly patients

Four former Johnson City nursing home employees enter guilty pleas to abusing elderly patients

July 17th, 2013 11:18 am by Becky Campbell

They each face one to two years in prison.

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The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

July 17th, 2013 11:08 am by Staff Report

In case you missed these posts, here are 10 local items that will get you talking today from JohnsonCityPress.com.

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